Audience profile

This course is intended for students who have basic skills with Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 who want to learn advanced-level skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the 2016 interface.

Course Outline

Module 1: Customizing Presentations

This module explains how to customize your presentations by adding backgrounds, themes, and other elements to help them stand out and to deliver the right message to your audience.

  • Applying a Theme
  • Applying a Background Style
  • Adding a Footer
  • Arranging and Printing Sections

Module 2: Presentation Masters

This module explains how to work with presentation masters in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

  • Working with the Slide Master
  • Slide Layouts
  • Formatting Slide Masters and Layouts
  • Adding a Watermark to Your Presentation
  • Adding Slide Numbers Using the Slide Master
  • Inserting a New Slide Master
  • Preserving a Slide Master
  • Modifying the Notes Master
  • Modifying the Handout Master
  • Adding a Header and Footer to Notes and Handouts

 Module 3: Working with Special Effects

This module explains how to work with special effects in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

  • Animating Text and Objects
  • Working with the Animation Painter
  • Setting Animation Timing
  • Animating a Chart

Module 4: Using SmartArt

This module explains how to work with SmartArt in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

  • Inserting SmartArt Graphics
  • Modifying Smart Art Graphics
  • Resizing/Repositioning a SmartArt Object
  • Inserting Text into a SmartArt Object
  • Formatting Text in a SmartArt Object
  • Adding Shapes to a SmartArt Object
  • Ungrouping SmartArt Objects

Module 5: Multimedia

This module explains how to work with multimedia features in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

  • Creating a Photo Album
  • Adding Captions
  • Applying a Theme to Your Album
  • Customizing an Album
  • Inserting Sounds and Video
  • Editing Media Clips

Module 6: Setting Up the Slide Show

This module explains how to work with slide shows in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

  • Setting Up a Custom Show
  • Creating a Hyperlink
  • Adding an Action Button
  • Jumping to Another Presentation
  • Using Rehearse Timings
  • Navigating within a Slide Show
  • Annotating a Presentation
  • Creating a Presenter-Independent Slide Show
  • Setting Up a Slide Show to Repeat Automatically

Module 7: Outlines and Slides

This module explains how to work with outlines and slides in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

  • Exporting Notes and Handouts to Word
  • Exporting an Outline to Word
  • Saving a Presentation as an Outline

Module 8: Managing Multiple Presentations

This module explains how manage multiple presentations in Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

  • Merging Multiple Presentations
  • Reusing Slides from Other Presentations
  • Viewing Multiple Presentations
  • Tracking Changes in PowerPoint

Module 9: Sharing and Securing a Presentation

This module explains how to share and secure a presentation.

  • Sharing a Presentation with a Remote Audience
  • Embedding the Fonts in a Presentation
  • Inspecting the Presentation
  • Packaging a Presentation for CD
  • Using the Power Point Viewer
  • Encrypting a Presentation
  • Adding a Digital Signature
  • Marking a Presentation as Final
  • Granting Permissions
  • Compressing Pictures
  • Sending a Presentation in PDF format

Module 10: Features New since PowerPoint 2013

This module explains how to use PowerPoint comments, motions paths, and the eye dropper.

  • Using Comments
  • Motion Path Changes
  • Creating Custom Color with the Eyedropper

Module 11: New Features in PowerPoint 2016

This module explains how to use the Merge Shapes and Ink Equation features.

  • Using Comments
  • Motion Path Changes
  • Creating Custom Color with the Eyedropper

Module 12: Cloud

This module explains how to use the cloud in PowerPoint.

  • Using the Cloud